Blind Melon - Paper Scratcher Chords & Tabs

 

Paper Scratcher Chords & Tabs

Blind Melon Chords & Tabs

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Paper Scratcher Tab

Artist:  Blind Melon
Song:    Paper Scratcher
Album:   Blind Melon (1992)

The first guitar part is the lead part with standard tuning.
The second guitar part is played with a slide in EBEG#BE tuning.
Please send comments/suggestions to tsieve@earthlink.net


h - hammer on
p - pull off
b - bend string up
r - release bend
/ - slide up
\ - slide down
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GUITAR 1
Standard Tuning

INTRO:
	Repeat 2x
E |----|--------------------------------------------------|
B |----|o------------------------------------------------o|
G |----|---------------7-7---------------------7-7--------|
D |----|--------------------4-----------------------4-----|
A |-7\-|o--x-x-x-x-x-x------5/7---x-x-x-x-x-x-------5/7--o|
E |-0--|--------------------0-----------------------0-----|


VERSE 1:
   Repeat 2x
E |---0---------------------------------------------0---|
B |o--0---5-------3---7---5---1---------------------0--o|
G |---1---7/9\7---5---5/7\5---3---2-0---------------1---|
D |---2---6---6---4---4---4---2-------2-0---------2-2---|
A |o--2---7/9\7---5---5/7\5---3-----------2-0-----2-2--o|
E |---0---------------------------------------3-0-0-0---|


E |--------------------------------------------------------|
B |----------------------12--------------------------12----|
G |----------11/12-------12--------------11/12-------12----|
D |----x-x-x-11/12-12-14----14-----x-x-x-11/12-12-14----14-|
A |--------------------------------------------------------|
E |-0---------------------------0--------------------------|


E |-------------------------------------|
B |----------------------12-------------|
G |----------11/12-------12-----14---16-|
D |----x-x-x-11/12-12-14----14--14---16-|
A |-----------------------------12---14-|
E |-0-----------------------------------|


CHORUS 1:

E |--------------------------------0--------------0-|
B |---12-10--9--7--7---------------5--5-----5-----5-|
G |-9-----9--9--9--8--6--6/8\6--4-------4-4---4-4---|
D |-------------------------------------------------|
A |-------------------------------------------------|
E |-------------------------------------------------|

E |--------------------------------0--------------------------------|
B |---12-10--9--7--7---------------5--5-----5-----5/7---------------|
G |-9-----9--9--9--8--6--6/8\6--4-------4-4---4-4-----4----5---7--2-|
D |-----------------------------------------------------2--5---7--2-|
A |--------------------------------------------------------3---5--0-|
E |-----------------------------------------------------------------|

E |--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B |--------------------------------------------------------------------|
G |--------------------------------------------------------------------|
D |-12-------12-------12-----12-------12-------12----12-------12-------|
A |----11-------11-------11-----11-------11-------11----11-------11----|
E |-------12-------12---------------12-------12------------12-------12-|


VERSE 2:
   Repeat 2x
E |---0---------------------------------------------0---|
B |o--0---5-------3---7---5---1---------------------0--o|
G |---1---7/9\7---5---5/7\5---3---2-0---------------1---|
D |---2---6---6---4---4---4---2-------2-0---------2-2---|
A |o--2---7/9\7---5---5/7\5---3-----------2-0-----2-2--o|
E |---0---------------------------------------3-0-0-0---|


E |--------------------------------------------------------|
B |----------------------12--------------------------12----|
G |----------11/12-------12--------------11/12-------12----|
D |----x-x-x-11/12-12-14----14-----x-x-x-11/12-12-14----14-|
A |--------------------------------------------------------|
E |-0---------------------------0--------------------------|


E |-------------------------------------|
B |----------------------12-------------|
G |----------11/12-------12-----14---16-|
D |----x-x-x-11/12-12-14----14--14---16-|
A |-----------------------------12---14-|
E |-0-----------------------------------|


CHORUS 2:

E |--------------------------------0--------------0-|
B |---12-10--9--7--7---------------5--5-----5-----5-|
G |-9-----9--9--9--8--6--6/8\6--4-------4-4---4-4---|
D |-------------------------------------------------|
A |-------------------------------------------------|
E |-------------------------------------------------|

E |--------------------------------0---------------------------------|
B |---12-10--9--7--7---------------5--5-----5-----5/7----------------|
G |-9-----9--9--9--8--6--6/8\6--4-------4-4---4-4-----4----5---7--14-|
D |-----------------------------------------------------2--5---7--14-|
A |--------------------------------------------------------3---5--12-|
E |------------------------------------------------------------------|


SOLO 1:

E |-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B |--14b16--14b16--14b16--14b16--14b16--14b16r14----------------------|
G |--14b16--14b16--14b16--14b16--14b16--14b16r14-12----12-14-12----12-|
D |-------------------------------------------------14----------14----|
A |-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E |-------------------------------------------------------------------|

E |-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B |-------------------------------------------------------------------|
G |-------------------------12-12-9----9------------------------------|
D |--14-12----12-14--12--14---------12---12-9-9-------12-12-14-14-12--|
A |--------14-----------------------------------12/13-----------------|
E |-------------------------------------------------------------------|

E |--------------------------------------|
B |--12-12-12-14-14-14-14-12-12-12-15b17~|
G |--12-12-12-14-14-14-14-12-12-12-------|
D |--------------------------------------|
A |--------------------------------------|
E |--------------------------------------|


CHORUS 3:

E |--------------------------------0--------------0-|
B |---12-10--9--7--7---------------5--5-----5-----5-|
G |-9-----9--9--9--8--6--6/8\6--4-------4-4---4-4---|
D |-------------------------------------------------|
A |-------------------------------------------------|
E |-------------------------------------------------|

E |--------------------------------0----------------------|
B |---12-10--9--7--7---------------5--5-----5-----5/7-----|
G |-9-----9--9--9--8--6--6/8\6--4-------4-4---4-4-----4---|
D |-----------------------------------------------------2-|
A |-------------------------------------------------------|
E |-------------------------------------------------------|


SOLO 2:
   Repeat 2x
E |---------------------------------------------12-14-16-14-12--|
B |o--------------------------12-12-14-14-16-16-----------------|
G |---9-9-9-11-11-13-13-14-14-----------------------------------|
D |-------------------------------------------------------------|
A |o------------------------------------------------------------|
E |-------------------------------------------------------------|

E |--12-14-16-14-12-16-14-12-16-14-12-16-14-12-12---|
B |------------------------------------------------o|
G |-------------------------------------------------|
D |-------------------------------------------------|
A |------------------------------------------------o|
E |-------------------------------------------------|

E |---0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-0-0--0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
B |--12-12-12-10-10-10-12-12-12-10-10-10-9-9-10-10-9-9-9-7-7-7-9-9-9-|
G |------------------------------------------------------------------|
D |------------------------------------------------------------------|
A |------------------------------------------------------------------|
E |------------------------------------------------------------------|

E |--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---|
B |--7-7-7-5-5-7-7-5-5-5-4-4-4-5-5-5-4-4-4-2-2-4-4-2-2-2-0-0-0-0---|
G |----------------------------------------------------------------|
D |----------------------------------------------------------------|
A |----------------------------------------------------------------|
E |----------------------------------------------------------------|

E |--0-2-4-2-0-4-2-0-4-2-0-4-2-0-4-2-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|
B |-------------------------------------4-5-4-5-4-5-4-5--|
G |------------------------------------------------------|
D |------------------------------------------------------|
A |------------------------------------------------------|
E |------------------------------------------------------|
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/b/blind_melon/paper_scratcher_tab.html ]
E |-----------------------------------------------------|
B |--2-0-0-0-2-0-0-4-0-0-2-0-0-4-0-0-2-0-0-0------------|
G |------------------------------------------1---2-1-1--|
D |------------------------------------------2-2-2-2-2--|
A |-----------------------------------------------------|
E |-----------------------------------------------------|

E |--14-14-14----12-12-16-16-16-12-12-14-12-12-12-12----|
B |--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12----|
G |-----------------------------------------------------|
D |-----------------------------------------------------|
A |-----------------------------------------------------|
E |-----------------------------------------------------|


......................................................................

GUITAR 2
Tuning (low to high): EBEG#BE
A slide is used for this part.


INTRO:

E |-------------------------------------------|
B |-------------------------------------------|
G#|-------------------------------------------|
E |--5-7-x-x-x-x-3-0-----0----5-7-x-x-x-x-3---|
B |-------------------------------------------|
E |------------------0-0----------------------|

E |--------------------------------------------------|
B |--------------------------------------------------|
G#|--------------------------------------------------|
E |--5-7-x-x-x-x-3-0-----0----5-7-x-x-3-0-3-0-----0--|
B |--------------------------------------------------|
E |------------------0-0----------------------0-0----|

E |----------------------------------------------|
B |----------------------------------------------|
G#|----------------------------------------------|
E |--5-7-5-3-5-0-3-0---0---5-7-5-3-5-0-3-0---0---|
B |----------------------------------------------|
E |------------------x---------------------x-----|

E |------------------------------------------|
B |------------------------------------------|
G#|------------------------------------------|
E |--5-7-5-3-5-0-3-0---0---5-7-5-3-5-0-0-3---|
B |------------------------------------------|
E |------------------x-----------------------|


VERSE 1:

E |--/12--\10--\8-------0----/12--\10--\8-----------------------|
B |--/12--\10--\8-------0----/12--\10--\8-----------------------|
G#|--/12--\10--\8-------0----/12--\10--\8-----------------------|
E |------------------------------------------------3-5--x-x-3-5-|
B |-------------------------------------------------------------|
E |-----------------/-0-----------------------/--0--------------|

E |-----------------------------------------------5-5--5-7-7-7--|
B |-----------------------------------------------5-5--5-7-7-7--|
G#|-----------------------------------------------5-5--5-7-7-7--|
E |-------x-x-3-5--x-x----------3-5--x-x-3-5------5-5--5-7-7-7--|
B |--------------------3-3b4----------------------5-5--5-7-7-7--|
E |--3-----------------3-3-------------------3-0--5-5--5-7-7-7--|


CHORUS 1:

E |-----------------------------------------------------------|
B |--12-12-12--------12-12-12-14-12------12-12-12-------------|
G#|-----------8-8-8-----------------12------------8-10-8-10---|
E |-----------------------------------------------------------|
B |-----------------------------------------------------------|
E |-----------------------------------------------------------|

E |-----------------------------------------------------------|
B |--12-12-12-14-12------12-12-12--------12-12-12-14-12-------|
G#|-----------------12------------8-8-8-----------------12----|
E |-----------------------------------------------------------|
B |-----------------------------------------------------------|
E |-----------------------------------------------------------|

E |-----------------------------------------------------/12----|
B |--12-12-12--------12-12-12-14-12---------------------/12----|
G#|-----------8-8-8-----------------12------------------/12----|
E |----------------------------------------8--10--5------------|
B |------------------------------------x-x-8--10--5------------|
E |----------------------------------------8--10--5------------|


VERSE 2:

E |--/12--\10--\8-------0----/12--\10--\8-----------------------|
B |--/12--\10--\8-------0----/12--\10--\8-----------------------|
G#|--/12--\10--\8-------0----/12--\10--\8-----------------------|
E |------------------------------------------------3-5--x-x-3-5-|
B |-------------------------------------------------------------|
E |-----------------/-0-----------------------/--0--------------|

E |-----------------------------------------------5-5--5-7-7-7--|
B |-----------------------------------------------5-5--5-7-7-7--|
G#|-----------------------------------------------5-5--5-7-7-7--|
E |-------x-x-3-5--x-x----------3-5--x-x-3-5------5-5--5-7-7-7--|
B |--------------------3-3b4----------------------5-5--5-7-7-7--|
E |--3-----------------3-3-------------------3-0--5-5--5-7-7-7--|


CHORUS 2:

E |-----------------------------------------------------------|
B |--12-12-12--------12-12-12-14-12------12-12-12-------------|
G#|-----------8-8-8-----------------12------------8-10-8-10---|
E |-----------------------------------------------------------|
B |-----------------------------------------------------------|
E |-----------------------------------------------------------|

E |-----------------------------------------------------------|
B |--12-12-12-14-12------12-12-12--------12-12-12-14-12-------|
G#|-----------------12------------8-8-8-----------------12----|
E |-----------------------------------------------------------|
B |-----------------------------------------------------------|
E |-----------------------------------------------------------|

E |-----------------------------------------------5-----|
B |--12-12-12--------12-12-12-14-12---------------5-----|
G#|-----------8-8-8-----------------12------------------|
E |----------------------------------------8--10--------|
B |------------------------------------x-x-8--10--------|
E |----------------------------------------8--10--------|


SOLO 1:

E |----------------------------------------------------------------|
B |----------------------------------------------------------------|
G#|-------------------------/7--5/7\5------------------------------|
E |--/5--/5--/5-/5--/5--/5--/7--5/7\5--5\3-0-5\3-0-5\3-5\3-0-5\3-0-|
B |--/5--/5--/5-/5--/5--/5--/7--5/7\5--5\3-0-5\3-0-5\3-5\3-0-5\3-0-|
E |--/5--/5--/5-/5--/5--/5--/7--5/7\5--5\3-0-5\3-0-5\3-5\3-0-5\3-0-|

E |---------------------12---|
B |------------------12------|
G#|--------------/12---------|
E |-3-0-/7---5---------------|
B |-3-0-/7---5---------------|
E |-3-0-/7---5---------------|


CHORUS 3:

E |-----------------------------------------------------------|
B |--12-12-12--------12-12-12-14-12------12-12-12-------------|
G#|-----------8-8-8-----------------12------------8-10-8-10---|
E |-----------------------------------------------------------|
B |-----------------------------------------------------------|
E |-----------------------------------------------------------|

E |--------------------------------------------------------------|
B |--12-12-12-14-12------12-12-12-----------12-12-12-14-12-------|
G#|-----------------12------------8-10-8-10----------------12----|
E |--------------------------------------------------------------|
B |--------------------------------------------------------------|
E |--------------------------------------------------------------|

E |----------------------------------------|
B |--12-12-12------------12-12-12-14-12----|
G#|-----------8-10-8-10-----------------12-|
E |----------------------------------------|
B |----------------------------------------|
E |----------------------------------------|


SOLO 2:

E |-----------------------------------------------------------|
B |--------------------12-12-12------------12-12-12-14-12-----|
G#|--10--8--7-5--3--3-----------8-10-8-10-----------------12--|
E |-----------------------------------------------------------|
B |-----------------------------------------------------------|
E |-----------------------------------------------------------|

E |-----------------------------------------------------------|
B |--------------------12-12-12------------12-12-12-14-12-----|
G#|--10--8--7-5--3--3-----------8-10-8-10-----------------12--|
E |-----------------------------------------------------------|
B |-----------------------------------------------------------|
E |-----------------------------------------------------------|

E |--------------------------------------------------------|
B |------------------------------------12-12-12------------|
G#|--10--8--7-5--3--3-5--3--3-5--3--3-----------8-10-8-10--|
E |--------------------------------------------------------|
B |--------------------------------------------------------|
E |--------------------------------------------------------|

E |----------------------------------------------------------------|
B |--12-12-12-14-12-----------------------12-12-12-12/14-12/14-12--|
G#|-----------------12--10--8--7-5--3--3------------------------0--|
E |----------------------------------------------------------------|
B |----------------------------------------------------------------|
E |----------------------------------------------------------------|
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